FIFA Club World Cup

Players of Liverpool celebrate after winning the Club World Cup final soccer match between Liverpool and Flamengo at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
December 21, 2019 - 6:46 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After tens of billions of dollars spent on infrastructure, and skepticism over this tiny gas-rich nation's suitability as a sporting host, a World Cup has finally been handed out in Qatar. It was Liverpool lifting FIFA's lesser-regarded Club World Cup trophy on Saturday night. In...
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Players of Liverpool celebrate after winning the Club World Cup final soccer match between Liverpool and Flamengo at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
December 21, 2019 - 6:34 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After tens of billions of dollars spent on infrastructure, and skepticism over this tiny gas-rich nation's suitability as a sporting host, a World Cup has finally been handed out in Qatar. It was Liverpool lifting FIFA's lesser-regarded Club World Cup trophy on Saturday night. In...
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Players of Liverpool celebrate after winning the Club World Cup final soccer match between Liverpool and Flamengo at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
December 21, 2019 - 4:05 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Roberto Firmino clinched Liverpool’s first Club World Cup title on Saturday, scoring in extra time to seal a 1-0 victory in the final over Flamengo to assert Europe’s footballing dominance over South America. Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson’s defense-splitting pass picked out...
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Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Club World Cup final soccer match between Liverpool and Flamengo at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Hussein Sayed)
December 21, 2019 - 3:33 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Roberto Firmino clinched Liverpool’s first Club World Cup title on Saturday, scoring in extra time to seal a 1-0 victory in the final over Flamengo to assert Europe’s footballing dominance over South America. Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson’s defense-splitting pass picked out...
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Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Club World Cup final soccer match between Liverpool and Flamengo at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Hussein Sayed)
December 21, 2019 - 3:21 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Roberto Firmino clinched Liverpool’s first Club World Cup title on Saturday, scoring in extra time to seal a 1-0 victory in the final over Flamengo to assert Europe’s footballing dominance over South America. Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson’s defense-splitting pass picked out...
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Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Club World Cup final soccer match between Liverpool and Flamengo at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Hussein Sayed)
December 21, 2019 - 3:13 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Roberto Firmino clinched Liverpool’s first Club World Cup title on Saturday, scoring in extra time to seal a 1-0 victory in the final over Flamengo to assert Europe’s footballing dominance over South America. Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson’s defense-splitting pass picked out...
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks with reporters in Doha, Qatar, Friday Dec. 20, 2019. FIFA has received nine offers from companies seeking the commercial and broadcasting rights to the expanded 24-team Club World Cup. Infantino said the interest was greater than anticipated in the new competition, which will relaunch in China in June 2021 with a new name and a new format. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
December 20, 2019 - 7:25 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino is assessing nine offers from companies seeking to buy the commercial and broadcasting rights for a new club competition he hopes will become the most lucrative in world football, usurping Europe's Champions League. The deadline passed Thursday for...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, Real Madrid's Marcelo holds the trophy after winning the Club World Cup final soccer match against Al Ain at Zayed Sport City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. FIFA selected China as host of the inaugural edition of the expanded Club World Cup to be played in 2021, it is announced Thursday Oct. 24, 2019, but delayed a decision on how the 24 slots for the tournament will be distributed. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, FILE)
October 24, 2019 - 3:23 pm
FIFA President Gianni Infantino glossed over questions about human rights violations in China while celebrating the country's selection as the first host of soccer's expanded Club World Cup. "We have a social responsibility due to the magnitude and the power that football brings with it," Infantino...
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino, arrives at the Pyongyang Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Infantino arrived in Pyongyang on the day that North Korean and South Korean teams are set to play a World Cup qualifier match in the North’s capital. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
October 24, 2019 - 3:51 am
FIFA selected China as host of the inaugural edition of the expanded Club World Cup in 2021 but delayed a decision on how the 24 slots for the tournament will be distributed. A proposal on how many teams would qualify from the six confederations was shared with FIFA Council members for approval at...
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino, arrives at the Pyongyang Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Infantino arrived in Pyongyang on the day that North Korean and South Korean teams are set to play a World Cup qualifier match in the North’s capital. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
October 23, 2019 - 6:08 pm
Based on qualification procedures seen by The Associated Press, teams can qualify for FIFA's expanded Club World Cup without having to win a regional competition — even at the expense of some champions. The FIFA Council on Thursday is set to approve China as host of the inaugural edition of the 24-...
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